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Our PARTNERSHIP means he is part of me, and i am part of him.
Please Do not lie to me, but it is okay to VALIDATE then RE-DIRECT
Tru here answering a question: i think FEAR is the source of much frustration and anger with beginning dementia symptoms. ((But i acknowledge that fear is not the cause of all anger in dementia — more for some than others)). . These can be some of the sources of fear. Control: Everything feels out-of-control — […]
Tru here answering a question. i would not TRY to reason with her on bad days. .… i dont suggest trying to reason with ME on bad days, because it just makes me frustrated at myself since i cannot fully understand you, and frustrated at YOU because you are not accepting me where i am […]
It is important for care-partners to acknowledge loss, and grieve , but …
My hearing itself has not changed, but Lately when i am in conversation, …
Tru here. . ((Sometimes we get a little bit silly)) . At Dementia Mentors, we host more than 40 virtual memory cafes each month. These are “member-only” gatherings for those living with dementia (every day except Sundays for persons living with some form of dementia — and also twice-monthly for Partners on Sundays). More info here […]
on communication and relationships when folks are wearing the necessary mask.
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